16 Multicultural music outline

16 Multicultural - Two waves of immigration to U.S – 1880-1924 – Post WWII Klezmer revival of 1970s Klezmorim group of musicians Instruments

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GMUS 203: Music In America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Multicultural Music in the U.S. ARAB MUSIC IN THE U.S. 2.5 million people of Arab heritage living in the U.S. – Video: Tales From Arab Detroit (excerpt) ARABIC MUSICAL TRAITS Voice as model for instrumental performance Heterophony – Ornamentation – Improvisation Music theory – Maqam (melodic mode) – Iqa’ (rhythmic mode) ARABIC INSTRUMENTS String Instruments ‘Ud Qanun Rababah Violin Wind Instruments Nay Mizmar Percussion Duff Riqq Tabla (dumbak) 1
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GMUS 203: Music In America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Multicultural Music in the U.S. ARABIC MUSIC EXAMPLES Listen: “Sama’l Nahawand” – Traditional Arabic classical music – Takht ensemble - Violin, ‘ud, qanun, ney, riqq/dumbek Listen: “Zaffat at-Hilu” – Contemporary Arabic pop music JEWISH KLEZMER MUSIC Roots in European Yiddish culture
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Unformatted text preview: Two waves of immigration to U.S. – 1880-1924 – Post WWII Klezmer revival of 1970s Klezmorim - group of musicians Instruments: – Fiddle, flute, bass, hammered dulcimer, drums and cymbals, Clarinet, trumpet, and tuba LISTEN: “Unzer Toirele” (Our Little Torah) – Dave Tarras (1987-1989) 3 GMUS 203: Music In America Dr. Andrew Connell Lecture Outline: Multicultural Music in the U.S. LOUISIANA CAJUN MUSIC French settlers from Arcadia (Nova Scotia) – The Dérangement Cajun revival of 1960s Instruments: – Fiddle, accordion, triangle – Guitar, bass, drums added later VIDEO: Fiddle medley (Michael Doucet) / “Quoi Faire” (Michael Doucet and Beausoleil) ZYDECO Cajun R&B Instruments: – Accordion, piano, electric guitar and bass, drums, sax, fiddle, rub board VIDEO: “I’m a Hog for You” – Clifton Chenier (1925-1987) – The “King of Zydeco” 4...
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This note was uploaded on 05/20/2011 for the course GMUS 203 taught by Professor Connel during the Spring '08 term at James Madison University.

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16 Multicultural - Two waves of immigration to U.S – 1880-1924 – Post WWII Klezmer revival of 1970s Klezmorim group of musicians Instruments

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